Number of teachers in primary education reached 25.8 '000 in 2017 in New Zealand, according to World Bank. This is 0.098 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of teachers in primary education in New Zealand reached an all time high of 25.8 '000 in 2016 and an all time low of 16.1 '000 in 1988. When compared to New Zealand's main peers, number of teachers in primary education in Indonesia amounted to 1,827 '000 and 265 '000 in Malaysia in 2017.
New Zealand has been ranked 63rd within the group of 91 countries we follow in terms of number of teachers in primary education, 29 places above the position seen 10 years ago.